HEALTH SOURCE:
NURSING/ACADEMIC EDITION User Guide

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (HS-N/A), covering 1975 to date, is an index of over 800 scholarly journals focusing on nursing, allied health and other medical disciplines. Approximately 75% of the journals covered are available full text in this database; not all journals indexed are covered for the full range of dates.

Basic Search

Advanced Search

Results List

Special Features

      Subjects: an alphabetical list of the assigned subject headings, with narrower and broader terms.
      Publications: an alphabetical list of the journal titles indexed in HS-N/A with dates of coverage and

full text availability.
      Medical Dictionary: brief definitions of terms and acronyms.
      Indexes: check for the specifics within specialized fields, such as geographic factors, language, subjects, etc.

Locating Resources in the UWM Libraries

  1. To determine if the UWM Libraries own a specific journal cited in the results list which is not available full text online in Health Source-Nursing/Academic Edition, click on .
  2. Choices will appear - look for the options whether the journal title is available full text in another database or to search the online catalog, PantherCat.
  3. If the journal is full text in another database, click on the link to retrieve the article.
  4. If the UWM Libraries own the journal, click on the title that is relevant to the citation found in HS-N/A. Locate the call number and holdings in the PantherCat record.

Printing, Saving, or E-mailing Search Results    

  • To print from an individual record:
    1. Click on the Print icon at the top of the screen.
    2. The default option is citation details and abstract; de-select that to print only the citation (the article title and author, journal date and volume and pagination).
    3. If the item is full text, have the full text on the screen, click on the Print icon, then select the option(s) available for any full text in addition to the citation information.
    4. Click on Print in the Print Manager box, then use the Print button on the web browser to print the information as displayed on the screen.
    5. For PDF files, use the print commands on the Adobe bar above the text frame.

  • To E-mail from an individual record:
    1. Click on the E-mail icon at the top of the screen.
    2. Select the format to E-mail:
      The default option is citation details and abstract; de-select that to E-mail only the citation (the article title and author, journal date and volume and pagination).
      Choosing citation with any available full text includes all citation information and the full text of the article (if available) - choice will vary if article is in HTML or PDF format.
    3. Enter a full E-mail address and a subject (optional).
    4. Click on Send in the E-Mail Manager box.

  • To save from an individual record:
    1. Click on the Save icon at the top of the screen.
    2. The default option is citation details and abstract; de-select that to save only the citation (the article title and author, journal date and volume and pagination).
    3. Choosing citation with any available full text includes all citation information and the full text of the article (if available) - choice will vary if article is in HTML or PDF format.
    4. Next, click on Save button in the Save Manager box, select File, then Save As from the web browser menu. In the Save as window, select the A drive, and type in a file name.

  • To print, E-mail, or save multiple items from the Results list or Folder:
    1. To print the entire list of results, click on the print, E-mail or save icon of choice and follow the instructions above.
    2. To print only the selected list of entries (those marked to put into a folder), click on "View Folder" at the top of the screen. Unwanted items can be deleted from the folder listing. Follow the directions for printing, E-mailing, or saving an individual record.
To set up an email alert service for topics of interest, follow the guidelines in the RIS Library Guide Email Alert Services.

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llb: 04/03/2007


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